CISSP: Access Control (replaced by course sp_cssp_a01_it_enus)

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To introduce access control concepts and methodologies and explain how they’re implemented and administered in a centralized or decentralized environment; to prepare candidates for one of the ten knowledge domains assessed in (ISC)2’s CISSP certification exam

Target Audience

Mid-level and senior-level managers who are working toward or have already attained positions as CISOs, CSOs or Senior Security Engineers


A minimum of four years of professional experience in the information security field or three years plus a college degree

Expected Duration

160 min.

Course Objectives

CISSP: Access Control (replaced by course sp_cssp_a01_it_enus)

  • identify the types of access control technologies used in a networking environment.
  • identify knowledge-based and characteristics-based authentication technologies.
  • recognize how single sign-on systems (SSOs), one-time passwords (OTPs), and smart cards are used for authentication.
  • determine the appropriate type of authentication to implement in a given enterprise scenario.
  • recognize ways of securing passwords and identify different types of attack against passwords and password files.
  • select the appropriate access control model for a scenario.
  • determine the most appropriate access control model to implement in a given scenario.
  • recognize how different types of access control technique control access to resources, and distinguish between centralized and decentralized access control administration mechanisms.
  • identify information detection system (IDS) mechanisms and implementation methods, and recognize various intrusion detection and prevention techniques.